Public invited to provide input on candidates for court hearing master

Public invited to provide input on candidates for court hearing master

2018-11-19T17:55:17-07:00November 19th, 2018|
The public is invited to provide comments regarding candidates for a hearing master position for the Eighth Judicial District Court. The public input will be part of a three-tiered recruitment process established in an administrative directive for selecting District Court hearing masters and commissioners. Input [...]
2018-11-19T17:55:17-07:00November 19th, 2018|

Judges dish turkey for elementary school students and their families

Judges dish turkey for elementary school students and their families

2018-11-16T00:30:56-07:00November 16th, 2018|
Students at Mt. View Elementary School on East Kell Lane got an early Thanksgiving treat when District Court judges, staff and other volunteers dished up turkey, the fixings and pie at an early Thanksgiving dinner for students and their families. The District court bench pitched [...]
2018-11-16T00:30:56-07:00November 16th, 2018|

It’s in the rules

It’s in the rules

2018-11-15T23:27:44-07:00November 15th, 2018|
“It’s in the rules – read the rules,” was a well-worn mantra from Commissioner Chris Beecroft Jr.  in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) at District Court. Chris passed away on Dec. 26, 2016. In addition to his work in Discovery, Commissioner Beecroft oversaw the Alternative Dispute [...]
2018-11-15T23:27:44-07:00November 15th, 2018|

Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery eliminates need to submit courtesy copies for Case Conference reports

Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery eliminates need to submit courtesy copies for Case Conference reports

2018-11-13T18:42:13-07:00November 13th, 2018|
The Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery Commissioner Bonnie Bulla today announced that Discovery will discontinue the practice of receiving courtesy copies of Case Conference Reports submitted by parties in cases. An electronic system has been implemented that tracks newly filed reports. “I am pleased to [...]
2018-11-13T18:42:13-07:00November 13th, 2018|

Harry Potter found not guilty despite vigilant prosecution in court by fourth graders

Harry Potter found not guilty despite vigilant prosecution in court by fourth graders

2018-11-08T19:04:27-07:00November 8th, 2018|
It’s hard to get and keep the attention of a class of fourth graders. Judge Tierra Jones and Judge Eric Johnson kept the attention of two fourth grade classes from Grant M. Bowler Elementary School in Logandale, NV and taught them some valuable lessons on [...]
2018-11-08T19:04:27-07:00November 8th, 2018|

Silver State court aims to be gold standard to address those in the justice system due to gambling issues

Silver State court aims to be gold standard to address those in the justice system due to gambling issues

2018-11-06T17:22:38-07:00November 6th, 2018|
The Nevada Eighth Judicial District court launched the first gambling treatment diversion court (GTDC) in Nevada. Judge Cheryl Moss was appointed by Chief Judge Linda Marie Bell to preside over the gambling diversion court. The GTDC will use the best practices already in place in [...]
2018-11-06T17:22:38-07:00November 6th, 2018|

Judge makes court fun not scary by transforming to fairy godmother to grant adoption wishes on Halloween

Judge makes court fun not scary by transforming to fairy godmother to grant adoption wishes on Halloween

2018-11-01T00:03:07-07:00November 1st, 2018|
A steady stream of families with 21 kids had their forever family dream come true by Judge Cynthia Giuliani dressed as a fairy godmother on Halloween.Courts can be a scary place for young kids. Adoptions performed by a fairy godmother judge make it fun and [...]
2018-11-01T00:03:07-07:00November 1st, 2018|